Faction-ridden BJP received another jolt in Delhi when party’s election cell convenor in Delhi, Sudhanshu Mittal resigned from his post on August 19.
Notwithstanding the noises made in the BJP’s Delhi unit over who should get the post of the party’s election campaign committee chief, senior leader Harshvardhan’s name seems to be almost final.
‘Bhangra King’ Daler Mehndi is likely to join the Congress and contest the Assembly elections in Delhi in November this year.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and chief ministerial candidate in the last Assembly elections, Vijay Kumar Malhotra (81), on Friday reportedly threatened to resign from the post of leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly.
After declaring that it will fight the Delhi Assembly polls with public donation, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now asking people to donate spare used cars, laptops and mobile handsets among other things. Plea to aam aadmi
Social media, especially Facebook, is likely to play an important role in the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi.
Seeking to put up a united face ahead of the Delhi assembly elections and to end the infighting in the party, the Delhi BJP will go to the polls without a chief ministerial face. The party high command has, instead, decided to form two separate committees to handle the election preparations in the Capital.
After forming two separate panels to oversee the coming assembly elections, the BJP’s incharge of Delhi — Nitin Gadkari — will also play a balancing act by retaining the power to ratify all poll-related decisions.
The Delhi assembly’s monsoon session, starting Tuesday, is likely to begin on a stormy note with the Opposition BJP trying to corner the ruling Congress on the issue of illegal colonies, law and order and price hike.
The Delhi Congress on Monday confirmed that singer Daler Mehndi, two sitting legislators, one former legislator, a former municipal councillor were set to join them.
The chief electoral officer (CEO) of Delhi is mulling setting up counters at polling stations where people can deposit their phones when they go in to vote.
The Delhi Assembly has come up with a code of conduct for its legislators. The guidelines will apply even when members are on a study tour or are visiting a foreign country as part of a delegation.
The Delhi BJP would come up with its first list of candidates for the Assembly elections by September 15, the party said on Wednesday. The party also announced a slew of sops for Poorvanchalis.
Seeking to scotch speculation of a rift within its ranks, the Delhi BJP on Wednesday addressed reporters sitting before a ‘Team BJP’ poster instead of the usual Vijay Goel picture.
A group of Muslims, including Aligarh Muslim University alumni Irfanullah Khan and social activist Firoz Bakht Ahmed, are slated to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday.